Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2)

Under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), two F-15s assigned to the Massachusetts Air National Guard and two CF-18 assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force fly in formation behind a KC-135 assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during air-defense Operation NOBLE DEFENDER, Oct. 27, 2022. (U.S. Air National Guard Photos by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Hoover)

Air Force primed to deliver initial cloud-based C2 capability to Northcom, NORAD

“I think part of the reason that the CBC2 team has been as successful as it has been over the last 15 months is because we actually…
Members of the 56th Air and Space Communications Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam operate cyber systems using a Enhanced communications flyaway kit during the Global Information Dominance Experiment 3 and Architect Demonstration Evaluation 5 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena, Michigan, July, 12, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy Picard)

Joint fires, ally integration will take center stage in next ‘global information dominance’ experiment

A senior official said the next GIDE wargames will support the upcoming Bold Quest 2023 event, with joint force participation.
Master Sgt. Kyle Pearson (left), Headquarters Air Mobility Command expeditionary communications functional area manager, and Tech. Sgt. Kevin Koenig, 621st Contingency Response Support Squadron tactical radio communications section chief, provides communication from a Nomad GCS Tactical Control Vehicle at a simulated austere base during the Advanced Battle Management System exercise on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 1, 2020. The ABMS is an interconnected battle network – the digital architecture or foundation – which collects, processes and shares data relevant to warfighters in order to make better decisions faster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cory D. Payne)

For C2 modernization, Air Force moving away from ‘big bang acquisition’

“I think what we’re trying to do is find ways of actually promoting more competition — not less competition — as we’re moving forward,” said Brig. Gen.…
Spanish soldiers load into a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook during Defender Europe 2023 at Zaragoza Air Base, Spain, May 15, 2023. Defender Europe 2023 (DE23) is a U.S. European Command multi-national, joint exercise aimed to increase readiness and interoperability between U.S. and NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Katie Tamesis)

US Army working to plug European allies into forthcoming JADC2 networks

Gen. McConville has been a proponent of “combined” Joint All-Domain Command and Control. However, there are challenges associated with that.
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown, Jr., addresses the audience during the Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee Leadership Award ceremony at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Md., Jan 27, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andy Morataya)

Brown: Future space-based ISR will require ‘paradigm shift’ for air battle management

“We’ve got to look at not only how we do the battle management asset, but also how we do the processing, exploitation and dissemination that's associated with…
PHILIPPINE SEA (April 8, 2023) A U.S. Navy Sailor launches an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the ÒMighty ShrikesÓ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is in U.S. 7th Fleet conducting routine operations. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Calabrese)

Gilday: 7th Fleet to receive Project Overmatch capabilities

After the Navy wraps up experimentation with the USS Carl Vinson, the service is planning to roll out its Project Overmatch capabilities in the Indo-Pacific, including to…